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  Who else did Tesla make the acquaintance of in 1886?


  Charles F. Peck

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  1. Tesla was a good friend of Francis Marion Crawford, Robert Underwood Johnson, Stanford White, Fritz Lowenstein, George Scherff, and Kenneth Swezey.
  2. Tesla stated,
  3. In middle age, Tesla became a close friend of Mark Twain; they spent a lot of time together in his lab and elsewhere.
  4. In 1888, the editor of Electrical World magazine, Thomas Commerford Martin (a friend and publicist), arranged for Tesla to demonstrate his alternating current system, including his induction motor, at the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (now IEEE).
  5. Tesla was asocial and prone to seclude himself with his work.
  6. In late 1886 Tesla met Alfred S. Brown, a Western Union superintendent, and New York attorney Charles F. Peck.
  7. Tesla occasionally attended dinner parties held by Viereck and his wife.
  8. There has been a resurgence in popular interest in Tesla since the 1990s.
  9. In the same year, he patented the Tesla coil.
  10. On Tesla's 75th birthday in 1931, Time magazine put him on its cover.
  11. [citation needed] Tesla, though polite and soft-spoken, did not have any known relationships.
  12. Tesla was born on 10 July [O.S.
  13. Tesla gained experience in telephony and electrical engineering before emigrating to the United States in 1884 to work for Thomas Edison in New York City.
  14. Tesla wrote a number of books and articles for magazines and journals.
  15. In the late 1920s, Tesla also befriended George Sylvester Viereck, a poet, writer, mystic, and later, a Nazi propagandist.
  16. In early 1938, Tesla was able to get up.
  17. :282 Tesla related in his autobiography that he experienced detailed moments of inspiration.
  18. Tesla went to Maribor (now in Slovenia), where he worked as a draftsman for 60 florins a month.
  19. Tesla's demonstration of his induction motor and Westinghouse's subsequent licensing of the patent, both in 1888, put Tesla firmly on the "AC" side of the so-called "War of Currents," an electrical distribution battle being waged between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse that had been simmering since Westinghouse's first AC system in 1886 and had reached the point of all-out warfare by 1888.
  20. Tesla served as a vice president of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, the forerunner (along with the Institute of Radio Engineers) of the modern-day IEEE, from 1892 to 1894.
  21. They eventually forced Tesla out leaving him penniless.
  22. Tesla claimed to have developed his own physical principle regarding matter and energy that he started working on in 1892, and in 1937, at age 81, claimed in a letter to have completed a "dynamic theory of gravity" that "[would] put an end to idle speculations and false conceptions, as that of curved space."
  23. During his second year, Tesla came into conflict with Professor Poeschl over the Gramme dynamo, when Tesla suggested that commutators weren't necessary.
  24. :43, 301 On one occasion at his laboratory, Tesla worked for a period of 84 hours without sleep or rest.
  25. Tesla was offered the task of completely redesigning the Edison Company's direct current generators.